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Facebook Cleanser Quickly Unsubscribes You from Pages You Liked

Web: Over the years, you have probably clicked the Like button on several Facebook pages in which you are no longer interested. Facebook Cleanser …

Online Life

Alongways Finds Interesting and Useful Stops Along Your Road Trip

Planning a road trip is rarely just about finding the fastest route between two points. You also have to consider stops for gas, bathrooms, food, or …

How to Turn Gmail Into Your Central Productivity Hub

Most of us use Gmail as our main email service, but it's so much more. Gmail can act as your to-do list, your notes board, your reminders, your list …

What Gear Should I Bring on My Multiday Rafting Trip?

<i>A:</i><p>Before you start packing for your first multiday raft trip, remember this old adage: A raft is never full.<p>That essentially means you can bring everything—plus the kitchen sink. After all, you don’t have to worry about weight when you have a raft to store your gear and a river to do the heavy …

How Do I Pitch a Great Campsite?

<i>A:</i><p>Sarah McCloskey just finished what most of us can only dream of doing—a 7,000-mile road trip in a 1987 Vanagon Syncro.<p>Traveling with her husband, her 5-year-old daughter, and the family dog, McCloskey spent eight months on the road. By the end of that time, she knew how to pick the perfect …

Camping

The ADAK Outpost

Castias, Scamps, and the smaller Airstream models… I’ve often been caught staring at such travel trailers, lost in thoughts of welding on custom …

RVs

What Belongs in My First Car Camping Kit?

<i>A:</i><p>Here at <i>Outside</i>, we often write about the newest—and priciest—outdoor gear. But when it comes to car camping, you don’t have to shell out the big bucks to build a solid kit. After all, there’s no need to buy the lightest, fastest, expedition-ready products if you have a multi-ton vehicle at your …

Ireland's Castles

Castles dot the countryside of the Irish Isles. Some remain private homes, some are open to the public, and some are mere ruins of what they once were.

Ireland

DIY: How to Clean and Care for Garden Pruners

Like most things in your garden, tools need a little loving care to keep them happy. Here are a few easy tips for cleaning and caring for your …

Foodily Blog

Deep Dark Black Bean Soup With Fixins

Jenni added to this week from The Family DinnerCook time: 16 hrs 37 minsIngredients:• 2 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 2 medium onions, chopped<br>• 5 medium cloves …

Kale Caesar Salad

Kale Caesar Salad from The Family Dinner• 2 large vigorous bunches of kale, stems removed, torn into small bite sized pieces<br>• Bunch of whole grain …

Recipes

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Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos from Pamela Salzman• 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts and/or thighs (I used 2 breasts and 3 thighs.)<br>• 1 teaspoon …

Cooking

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Fresh Corn and Tomatillo Salsa

Related Recipes<p>A little heat helps bring out the flavors of this Mediterranean-inspired salsa. Serve warm or at room temperature, and prepare just …

Caramelized Apples with Red Onion and Thyme

Related Recipes<p>Kielbasa-style vegetarian “sausages” are perfect with the onion-apple sauté. We loved this recipe made with an amber lager, such as …

Zucchini Agrodolce Recipe

I suspect we've talked about this before. I fight a losing battle to keep my kitchen under control. Looking at the counter tops this morning I see - …

Spices

Garden-to-Table Recipe: Pickles from a Cook’s Garden

Originally from Southern Asia, the cucumber is a fruit that’s generally eaten as a vegetable. We grow several varieties in our garden in upstate New …

Designing for the Organized Traveller: Chargers & Adapters

Being an organized traveller involves packing just the right stuff—and for most end users, that involves electronics. After deciding which devices to …

The LEGO Maniac Must-Have

I soooooo wish I had this when I was a kid! It’s called Cubie and it’s THE best way to tote around everyone’s favorite connecting toy… LEGOS! The …

Road Trip: Maryland's Eastern Shore

Maryland’s Eastern Shore offers up-close encounters with skipjacks, blue crabs, and wild ponies.<p><i>From the September 2011 issue of</i> National Geographic Traveler<p>An intimate place where land and water intertwine” is how author William Warner describes the marshy flatlands and scalloped coastline of …

Travel Photography

Oregon's Wizard Island Is Shrouded In Ancient Mystery

Call us muggles, but we've never seen an island so magical.<p>Wizard Island is actually an ancient volcanic cinder cone in Crater Lake, Oregon. The floating wonderland -- which sits in the deepest lake in the United States -- was once the site of elaborate Klamath Indian rituals.<p>Now, it's an eerily …

Top 10 Gardens

Top 10 Gardens from National Geographic.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p><b>Château de Versailles<br>Versailles, France <br>www.chateauversailles.fr</b> <br>The famous French landscape designer André Le Nôtre laid out these gardens southwest of Paris in the 17th century at the behest of Louis …

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Road Trip: Ghost Towns of Colorado

If you're not careful wandering through Colorado's ghost towns you just might catch gold fever.<p>Popular tourist sights, challenging outdoor adventures, and lonely ghost towns await on this scenic loop through central Colorado.<p><b>Overview</b><p>During the late 19th century, gold fever roared through Colorado …

Road Trip: Great Smoky Mountains

From the May 2012 issue of National Geographic Traveler<p>In the early 1900s, outdoorsman Horace Kephart likened the Great Smoky Mountains to an “Eden still unpeopled and unspoiled.” A century later, the range the Cherokees once called the “land of the blue mist” stars as the showpiece of America’s …

To Cape Breton Island on Friday the 13th: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 5

Maritime Bus runs twice a day from Halifax to Sydney at the northern end of Nova Scotia, passing through Baddeck, gateway to the world famous Cabot Trail in Cape Breton National Park, so I should be laughing at this stage of my overland-by-public-transport Canadian odyssey.<p>Except that today is …